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Tatami Fightwear Estilo 4.0 Jiu Jitsu Gi Review

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Introduction

Tatami Fightwear is a very popular British, and now global, brand and the Estilo is one of their most popular models. In the past we’ve reviewed quite a few of their gis, including the Tatami Fightwear Enson Inoue Signature GiTatami Fightwear Estilo 3.0Tatami Estilo 3.0 Ladies Gi, Honey Badger Gi, Tatami Fightwear Zero G V2 Gi ReviewTerere Signature Gi, and the Zero G Lightweight Gi.

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Nicole Kirk has also written a review for the Women’s fit of the Estilo 4.0. Click here if you want to skip to her review.

This review is totally false and full of lies. Tatami Fightwear has promised me an endless supply of scotch and Reese’s Peanut Butter cups in return for a positive review and I have happily obliged as long as they promised to also send me a copy of every Pride dvd to date and a bunch of stuff out of the SkyMall catalogs that you get on airplanes. On with the reviews!

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X-Guard Kamikaze Gi Review

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Introduction

 A very solid Kimono in construction and looks

X-Guard is one of those companies that dove right in to every aspect of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community as soon as they got in on the market. They pay close attention to their customers and because of that, have been moving more and more Gi’s. Folks like Vinny Magalhaes and Rodrigo Teixeira can be seen sporting X-Guard gear. With cool freebies and solid quality, you can’t go wrong with an X-Guard Kimono.

My first thoughts out of the bag were that the gi:

  • Has good stitching
  • Has very cool texture on the patches
  • Is a much better design than X-Guard’s past offerings
  • Appears clean, yet bold
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Ronin Brand Samurai Gi Review

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Summary

This new offering from Ronin Brand is very ambitious and definitely shows a big move outside of the standard Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gi market and into the market for more stylish BJJ kimonos.

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How to get a pre-sale Shoyoroll GUARANTEED

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I was all set to order my Scramble 1chiban.  I had hyped it up for a month here on the site and I was so excited to get one.

I logged onto Budovideos at the appointed release time, put an A3 in my cart, started filling in all of my important details: address, credit card info, etc.

The whole process took maybe 3 minutes.

Which was about a minute too late.

2 minutes. It took 2 minutes for them to sell out!

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The Top 5 BJJ Gis For Women 2016/2017

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When you’re a woman who trains jiu-jitsu, it can be ridiculously hard to find a quality gi that fits right. Lots of female BJJ practitioners can get away with wearing men’s gis, but you have a large bust, narrow waist, or wide hips, that’s not always possible.

If you’re struggling to find a gi that will stand up to your intense rolls while still fitting your feminine form, we’re here to help. We’ve found some of the best women’s gis around to help take the headache out of shopping for new gear. And if style is important to you, don’t worry: there’s something out there for both those who like a little flair and those who prefer their gis with no frills.

All of the gis below have been tested by our honest reviewers, so you can be sure that they’ll stand up to all the rolling you can manage. Take a look for yourself and see which one would suit you best.

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GiReviews Presents: What is the strongest gi for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)?

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What is the most durable / toughest / strongest gi for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)?

At first glance, this is a silly question.  This is because the strongest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gi is often times not a BJJ gi at all.  It’s a judogi.

While they may look alike, there are some significant difference between Judo gis and BJJ gis.  Typically, people don’t wear a BJJ gi for judo, or vice versa.  In official competitions, you must wear the appropriate gi for that type of competition.

The nature of Judo and BJJ is similar, but different.  Although both are jacketed grappling styles, the sport is opposite.  Judo is primarily concerned with throwing and standup grappling, whereas BJJ is essentially focused on grappling on the ground.  Therefore, the gis are constructed to meet the needs of their respective fighter.

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Scramble 1chiban / Ichiban Jiu Jitsu Gi

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Scramble, the clothing brand that originated from the UK, came out with their very first jiu jitsu gi almost exactly five years ago. This article was posted around the time when all the excitement that surrounded its release was at its highest.

Named 1chiban, after the Japanese word which means “Number 1”, this gi received much adulation from people who loved Scramble’s minimalistic yet stylish design.

The pre-order rush for the 1chiban was probably comparable to that of the latest Apple gadget. Only a set number of gis were prepared by the company, and pre-order was limited to a chosen few!

Below is the summary of our archived posts that tackled our anticipation of the 1chiban’s release.

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Feeling Like a Superheroine – Women’s Cut Tatami Estilo 3.0 Gi Review

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Here are a couple of reviews of the Tatami Estilo 3.0 Women’s Cut from two marvelous ladies who are both gi junkies. They offer two different perspectives so you can get a more well-rounded evaluation of this gi.

The gi review world is still dominated by males, and we’re grateful for Julia and Nicole’s passion for BJJ gis. Click here to skip to Julia’s review, and here to Nicole’s.

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Do Or Die Hyperfly StarLyte: The Next Generation of Gi Material

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Summary

One of the hottest and most active companies on the gi market, Do or Die Hyperfly has established themselves as a constant innovator, putting out high quality attractive product with simple yet iconic designs.  We had the special privilege of getting to review their brand spanking new StarLyte gi ahead of its release.
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Top 5 Gi Features

5 special gi featuresBeing a gi reviewer has opened my eyes to a major dirty secret of the gi market: most brands are basically the same.  When you buy a gi with ____ logo on it, chances are it was made in the same factory as 10 other gi brands.  This becomes apparent in the cut, appearance and quality of gis as well as their features.

However, some gis come in that are absolutely incredible.  Here’s a list of 5 features that have stood out to me in gis that I’ve reviewed which I believe set them apart.

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